TOY BOX – Tips and Tools for Creative Problem Solving

Present Fearlessly

26 MAY 2014

Name Email This technique is so easy to do, and once you can do it, you can present ANYTHING!!!!!

Keeping younger people occupied

19 MAY 2014

Here is a technique for keeping children(5-12) occupied on car journeys or indeed any trip which involves you, them , and the need for quiet

A little relaxation….

12 MAY 2014

Name Email Lots of research has been done on the “flow” state, where we become so absorbed in what we do we lose ourselves in the activity. How about losing ourselves in relaxation? How peaceful would that be?    

A simple technique to improve listening

05 MAY 2014

Name Email This week is all about listening. This is a great technique to improve focussed listening and attentiveness.

Do you trust your gut instinct

27 APRIL 2014

Name Email In my experience, the gut instinct points to the most original ideas, but do we always trust it? Here is one way to check…

One guaranteed way to generate new ideas

21 APRIL 2014

Name Email This week’s exercise is quick and easy…and the more you use it, the more ideas/solutions you will come up with!

Improv-Eyes – An analysis of the impact of using improvisation exercises with primary schools students for improved listening, concentration and creativity

15 APRIL 2014

ImprovEyes Paper

“Yes, But”….. oh no, there is a “but”..

13 APRIL 2014

Name Email Sometimes caution is a good thing, but sometimes caution is a bad thing. Have you every noticed how you tend to remember only what comes after the “but”? Is that always such a good thing? Here is what happens when you change “Yes, And” into “Yes, But”

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